Spaceship M-13 is heading home from a deep-space probe. The three-man crew checks in with McCauley, who tells them that they have a press conference after they return. Once they end communications, the crew spots an approaching meteor storm. Major Summers applies full power to try to clear the cluster, but one meteor strikes their ship. Johnny Ferrell and Al Lewisham confirm that everything is working normally. McCauley checks in to warn them not to attempt re-entry while they are off-course and Summers explains the situation and requests new data...Read the full recap
Narrator: Man has gazed at the stars and wondered if there might be life on one of those distant worlds. Someday when Man travels across the vast oceans of space, he may discover an answer to his question, “Is there another civilization?”
Mary McCauley: Well, what was the accident?
McCauley: Nothing serious. We’re investigating.
Mary McCauley: I am not prying. Now tell me. Are Major Summers and his crew all right?
McCauley: I think without any shadow of the doubt that you are the prettiest subversive agent that I know.
McCauley: You know, I can’t wait to make a fool out of him by bringing back a piece of that derelict and having it properly identified.
Mary McCauley: I hope you won’t have too much identifying my dinner.
Captain Swanson: Roast beef.
McCauley: Well, shall we confirm the identification?